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The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Benjamin Franklin Shamblin & Mary Emily Marion




Husband Benjamin Franklin Shamblin 13

       Born: 10 Apr 1858 - Advent, Jackson County, Virginia
       Died: 22 Jul 1932 - Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Shamblin Cemetery, Middlefork, Jackson County, WV


     Father: Ezekiel Shamblin (Abt 1834-      )
     Mother: Mary Lanham (      -      )


    Married: 17 Jan 1920 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Mary Alice Smith (      -Bef 1920) 13 - 31 Aug 1889 - Jackson County, West Virginia 13




Wife Mary Emily Marion

       Born: 14 Mar 1893 - Romance, Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 16 Mar 1980 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: Thomas William Hurley Marion (1861-1949)
     Mother: Laura Florence Surface (1867-1941)



Other Spouse: Clyde Thomas (1893-      ) - 20 Sep 1914 - Jackson County, West Virginia

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #260-260



Children
1 F Della Myrtle Shamblin

       Born: 1 Aug 1923
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Peter Westel Ray (1914-1944)



2 M William F. Shamblin

       Born: 8 Nov 1925 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 29 Mar 1974 - Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 



3 F Leona Tressie Shamblin

       Born: 27 May 1928 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 19 Aug 1999 - Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Elijah Irvin Taylor (1922-1990)
       Marr: 24 May 1945 - Kentucky




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Mayford Cecil Marion & Velma Dimple Young




Husband Mayford Cecil Marion

       Born: 21 Mar 1911 - Aarons Fork, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 25 Nov 1950 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 29 Nov 1950 - Baxter Cemetary, Aarons Fork, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: James Larnce Marion (1881-1979)
     Mother: Minnie Mae Cavender (1893-1973)


    Married: 20 May 1939 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1920 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-119) #50-50




Wife Velma Dimple Young

       Born: 15 Jan 1919 - Frame, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 3 May 1992
     Buried: 


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Oral Taylor & Ona Frances Marion




Husband Oral Taylor

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Ona Frances Marion

       Born: 29 Jul 1920 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Christopher Columbus Marion (1878-1950)
     Mother: Paulina Elizabeth Edens (1883-      )



Other Spouse: Denver Lively (      -      )

Other Spouse: Arthur Eary (      -      )


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Paul Rufus Marion & Emily Louise White




Husband Paul Rufus Marion

       Born: 23 Jan 1920 - Aarons Fork, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James Larnce Marion (1881-1979)
     Mother: Minnie Mae Cavender (1893-1973)


    Married: 12 Jul 1940 - Greenup County, Kentucky

Other Spouse: Nell Marie Gill (1922-1987) - 27 Jun 1947 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: June Marie Johnson (      -      ) - 31 Aug 1987 - Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida




Wife Emily Louise White

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Phillip Marion & Levisa Murphy




Husband Phillip Marion

       Born: Abt 1824 - Craig County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Christopher Marion (Abt 1788-After 1870)
     Mother: Sarah Woodson (Bef 1800-      )


    Married:  - Not On Cd #229

Other Spouse: Diana Kellison (      -      )

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1850 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co, VA #68-68




Wife Levisa Murphy

       Born: Abt 1818 - Virginia 141
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Murphy (Abt 1785-      )
     Mother: 



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Nicholas Co, VA #68-68


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Quincy Mckinley Marion & Florence May Scott




Husband Quincy Mckinley Marion

       Born: 21 Jul 1904
       Died: Abt 1982
     Buried: 


     Father: George Wallace Marion (1854-1932)
     Mother: Theresa Ellen Reed (1864-      )


    Married: 28 Jun 1928




Wife Florence May Scott

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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Robert Hurley Marion Sr. & Lakie Myrtle Rowley




Husband Robert Hurley Marion Sr.

       Born: 12 Feb 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 13 Apr 1986 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: Thomas William Hurley Marion (1861-1949)
     Mother: Laura Florence Surface (1867-1941)


    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #260-260




Wife Lakie Myrtle Rowley

       Born: 5 Jun 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 22 May 1982 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: James Harvey Rowley (1859-1937)
     Mother: Lucy Straley (1862-1949)





Children
1 M James Otmer Marion

       Born: 1 Aug 1914 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 20 Sep 1915
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Kanawha Co, WV



2 F Dixie Ellen Marion

       Born: 20 Oct 1916 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Earl Edward Tucker (1910-      )
       Marr: 17 Aug 1963 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



3 F Nellie Faye Marion

       Born: 3 Sep 1919 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Stanley Cain (      -      )



4 M Paul David Shaddrack Marion

       Born: 8 Jan 1922 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died:  - Still Alive In Jan. 2004
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Evelyn Copen (      -      )



5 F Virginia Marion

       Born: 18 Mar 1924 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 1978
     Buried: 
     Spouse: (Unknown) Burgess (      -      )



6 F Emma Jane Marion

       Born: 6 Jan 1927 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 3 Mar 1995 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Eugene Brooks Meadows (      -      )
       Marr: 23 Jan 1947 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



7 F Willa Lee Marion

       Born: 19 May 1929 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Denzil Burl Smith (      -      )
       Marr: 6 Feb 1948




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Joseph William Skeens & Sarah Anna Marion




Husband Joseph William Skeens

       Born: 1 May 1872 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 10 Nov 1956
     Buried:  - Kanawha Two-Mile Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 651


     Father: James Harlan Skeen (1852-1942)
     Mother: Elizabeth Fields (Abt 1852-      )


    Married: 22 Mar 1909 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Other Spouse: Margaret Lanham (      -      ) - 17 Sep 1896 - Jackson County, West Virginia




Wife Sarah Anna Marion

       Born: 17 Apr 1888 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 28 Jul 1935 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Kanawha Two-Mile Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 651


     Father: Thomas William Hurley Marion (1861-1949)
     Mother: Laura Florence Surface (1867-1941)



Other Spouse: William Mangus (      -      ) - Never Married

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #260-260



Children
1 F Mary Elizabeth Skeen

       Born: 15 Aug 1912 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 27 Mar 1988 - Decatur, Alabama
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Russell Withrow (      -1989)
       Marr: Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 F Laura Edith Skeen

       Born: 29 Dec 1913
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Warren "Erskine" Martin (1913-1963)
       Marr: 7 Jul 1935 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



3 F Esther Laverne Skeen

       Born: 5 May 1916 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Guy "Wilmer" Lanham (      -1983)
       Marr: 1 Jul 1935 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



4 F Martha Ellen Skeen

       Born: 17 Oct 1918 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 8 Feb 1954
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Paul Mack Bailey (      -      )
       Marr: Kanawha County, West Virginia



5 F Bessie Irene Skeen

       Born: 28 Apr 1921 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: Sep 1988 - Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Lexton Fisher (      -      )
     Spouse: Edward Mundell (      -      )



6 M James Woodrow Skeen

       Born: 11 Feb 1923 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Florence Cox (1926-      )
       Marr: 5 Oct 1945 - Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio



7 M Emmett Hurley Skeen

       Born: 4 Jul 1925 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Betty Jo Honaker (1927-1996)
       Marr: 21 Apr 1946 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



8 F Betty Jane Skeen

       Born: 18 Aug 1927 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Garland Via (      -      )
     Spouse: Paul Edward O'dell (      -      )




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Thomas William Hurley Marion & Laura Florence Surface




Husband Thomas William Hurley Marion

       Born: 6 Jan 1861 - Nicholas County, Virginia 25
       Died: 11 Mar 1949 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Nathan Shadrack Marion (1818-1886)
     Mother: Martha Ann Cook (1836-1903)


    Married: 10 Jan 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #345-345

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District Pg33

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #260-260




Wife Laura Florence Surface

       Born: 28 Sep 1867 - Roanoke County, Virginia
       Died: 6 Aug 1941 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: Hugh Crockett Surface (Abt 1842-      )
     Mother: Sarah Florence Anderson (Abt 1850-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk Dist. Pg46

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #260-260



Children
1 F Sarah Anna Marion

       Born: 17 Apr 1888 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 28 Jul 1935 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Kanawha Two-Mile Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV 651
     Spouse: William Mangus (      -      )
       Marr: Never Married
     Spouse: Joseph William Skeens (1872-1956)
       Marr: 22 Mar 1909 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



2 M Walter Grant Marion

       Born: 29 Aug 1889 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 4 Apr 1950 - Leatherwood, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Della Ann Richards (1886-1937)
       Marr: 1911 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Josie Gladys Olive (1915-      )
       Marr: 6 Jan 1939 - Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia



3 M Falley Howard Marion

       Born: Jan 1891 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: Mar 1936
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Clara Samples (      -      )



4 F Mary Emily Marion

       Born: 14 Mar 1893 - Romance, Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 16 Mar 1980 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Clyde Thomas (1893-      )
       Marr: 20 Sep 1914 - Jackson County, West Virginia
     Spouse: Benjamin Franklin Shamblin (1858-1932)  13 
       Marr: 17 Jan 1920 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



5 M Robert Hurley Marion Sr.

       Born: 12 Feb 1896 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 13 Apr 1986 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Kanawha Co, WV
     Spouse: Lakie Myrtle Rowley (1894-1982)



6 F Bessie Florence Marion

       Born: 21 Mar 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 5 Aug 1992 - South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Shamblin Cemetery, Middlefork, Jackson County, WV
     Spouse: Benjamin Oscar Shamblin (1891-1962)
       Marr: 2 Jul 1914 - Jackson County, West Virginia



7 M William Homer Marion

       Born: Mar 1900 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M Huey Albertus Marion

       Born: 6 Mar 1902 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 29 Dec 1968 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Marion Cemetary, Romance, Jackson Co, WV
     Spouse: Etta Catherine Shamblin (1892-1970)
       Marr: 12 Aug 1924 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



9 M George Clarence Marion

       Born: 28 Dec 1905
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ina Derrick (      -      )
       Marr: 9 Dec 1922



10 M Charles Mcdonald Marion

       Born: 17 Nov 1907 - Jackson County, West Virginia
       Died: 5 Feb 1995 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Grandview Memorial Park
     Spouse: Virgie Lillian Holly (1907-      )
       Marr: 24 Sep 1927 - Kanawha County, West Virginia




Husband's General Notes

From Charleston Gazette, March 12, 1949

Thomas William Marion, 88, of Brundon Rt. Elkview, died yesterday at the home of a son, Walter of Elkview. The body will be taken at 3 p.m. today from the Albert Myers and Son Mortuary in Elkview to the residence where service will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Rev. Vinton Olive will officiate and burial will be in the Marion Cemetary. Surviving are three other sons, Charles and Bert of Charleston, Robert of Dunbar. Two daughters, Mrs. Mary Shamblin of Elkview, and Mrs. Bessie Shamblin of Romance; a sister Mrs. Sarah Burgess of Charleston, a brother Criss of charleston. 52 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren.


Wife's General Notes

Per the 1900 Kanawha Co, WV census: she had given birth to 7 children, of whom 7 were still alive.

From The Charleston Gazette, August 7, 1941

Mrs. Laura Florence Marion, 73, wife of Thomas W. Marion of Leatherwood on Poca river, died yesterday morning at her home after a year's illness. Services will be 2 pm at the Leatherwood Advent Christian Church with burial in the family cemetary. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mary Shamblin of Elkview, Mrs. Bessie Shamblin, of Sissonville; four sons, WG. of Elkview, R. H., H. A. & C. M. of Charleston, a sister, Mrs. Sarah Gillespie of Washington, four brothers George Surface of Dunbar, William, Otis & Walter of Charleston. 47 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren. The Albert Myers and Son Mortuary at Elkview is in charge of arrangements.
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Herman Wagnor Nealy & Tressie Katherine Marion




Husband Herman Wagnor Nealy

       Born: 10 Mar 1882 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 27 Dec 1957
     Buried: 


     Father: James A. Nealy (1851-      )
     Mother: Mary E. Summers (1853-      )


    Married: 13 Apr 1907 - Kanawha County, West Virginia

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Farm Laborer

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist.; Enum. Dist. #50; Fam. #189-195




Wife Tressie Katherine Marion

       Born: 15 Sep 1888 - Aarons Fork, Kanawha County, West Virginia
       Died: 22 Jan 1979 - Winfield, Putnam County, West Virginia
     Buried:  - Elk Hills Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV


     Father: John Richard Cook Marion (1856-1929)
     Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Edens (1855-1943)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. (Ed-51) #103-103


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